Last week you received your child’s third quarter GRADE CARD. Please look it over, sign & return. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the classroom teacher. Teachers will follow up on any report cards not returned.
OLOS School will once again be hosting our annual EASTER EGG HUNT for all students in Preschool through 5th grades. We will be enjoying this event the morning of Thursday, March 28th. We are asking EACH STUDENT to bring in ONE DOZEN plastic candy-filled eggs. PLEASE SEND THEM IN TO THE CLASSROOM ANYTIME THIS NEXT WEEK. If you would like to remember the older students – who have the hard job of hiding all these eggs, throw in a little extra candy for them!
CHEER PARENTS: Please remember to send in your child’s CLEAN uniform. Remember, there will be a fee charged if any item is unreturned.
8th grade graduation: Once again, we are asking the 7th grade parents and students to host the reception for the graduation. We are asking for 7th grade parents to volunteer to coordinate this event. We thank Tammy Love & Tracey Backes, who have volunteered to help. Please contact someone in the office with your offer to help. Graduation is set for Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the 5:00 pm Mass.
Dress Guidelines for graduation: Boys – dress pants, collared shirt, dress shoes, tie-optional; Girls – dresses, no more than 2 inches above the knee, no spaghetti straps showing (may wear shawl to cover). Students will be wearing cap/gown for graduation and the awards portion of the reception. Cap & gown fees - $8.50.
We are looking for an 8th grade parent (friend or acquaintance) to compose the slide show for graduation (Power Point or something along that line). Students will be asked to send in 8 pictures (from baby to present day) for this presentation. Please contact someone in the office if you are willing to set this up. Thank you!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Reading Counts Field Trip for grades 2 – 5 will be on Monday, May 6, 2013. The students will be going to Lazer Tag in Osage Beach & Bridal Cave in Camdenton. Lazer Tag will be from 9:30 – 10:30 am (3 games), lunch from 11:00 – 11:30, and Bridal Cave from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.
The 4th & 5th graders will be participating in the first annual Pope John Paul II Catholic Schools Little Olympics on April 17th, 2013. Twelve schools were invited to participate in these activities at the Helias High School track. Events include softball throw, 50 meter dash, 100 meter dash, tug of war, long jump, relays and longer dashes. Students will wear their orange Reading Counts shirts that day. Families are invited to attend. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, water coolers, etc. There will be a concession stand.
Due to the recent snow days, school will be in session until noon Holy Thursday, March 28th, and we will have a full day of school on Tuesday, April 2nd. We attended a full day March 1st to make up one day also.
Beef Sticks - Students can purchase beef sticks during lunch for $1 each. If you would like a box of 30 sent home, the price is $30. All profits go to the school. Thank you for your support!
YOGA BALLS: The 3rd & 4th grade classroom is in need of approximately 15 yoga balls. If you have one you don’t use anymore, and would like to donate it, please send it to school on Tuesday. Thank you!
OPERATION RICE BOWL: 25% of contributions to CRS Rice Bowl remain in our diocese, helping to support local poverty and hunger alleviation programs. This week, we pray for people in our own community who struggle with poverty and hunger. Give to your Rice Bowl to support programs that help the poor in our own community, as well as in communities around the world.
Parochial School Girls & Boys Fun Night
Saturday, March 23rd
Firley YMCA (Ellis Blvd)
6:30 – 9:30 pm
5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade (Boys & Girls) Parochial School Students.
Price: $10 per Student - Pizza & Soft Drinks Included
Activities Include: Rock wall climbing, Dodge Ball, Music, Obstacle Course & Volley Ball
Sponsored & chaperoned by the PAL Football League.
Remember to return your Friday Folder on MONDAY.
Have a great WEEKEND!